The Paths of Parenthood

“Paths to adolescents, soon to see, makes my eyes squinty anyway…”

The Paths of Parenthood

By E.R. Smith

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My Child Turns Twelve

As I watch my lil one grow, from behind,

Afraid of hearing, “Mommy why are you watching me?”

I wonder at so many paths before her, paths to adulthood too eagerly run upon,

Paths to relationships, that one with the curvy, twisty, kinda crooked bend,

Paths to adolescence, so soon to see, makes my eyes squint anyway,

How strong is the ground beneath her heels?  Have we seeded it enough?

Did we forge the right tools?  Oh worry!!!

The paths of parenthood.

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Author: Liz

An early childhood educator for years, entering into new realms of possible. Sharing what I've come to know and eager to learn what's needed. A life long learner with a heck of a journey ahead.

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